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Enhancing English literacy skills in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students

Enhancing English literacy skills in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students

a review of the literature and cases studies in primary schools

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Published by ACER Press in Melbourne .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English language -- Study and teaching (Primary) -- Australian Aboriginal students.,
  • English language -- Study and teaching (Primary) -- Torres Strait Islander students.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementMargaret Batten ... [et al.]
    SeriesACER monograph -- no. 54.
    ContributionsBatten, Margaret., Australian Council for Educational Research.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxx, 259 p. ;
    Number of Pages259
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21992715M
    ISBN 100864312601

    Many Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people do not speak English as their first language. Some also speak English in different dialects such as Kriol, Aboriginal English and Torres Strait Creole. Some general tips to overcome langauge barriers may include: • Avoid using complex words and jargon. • Explain why you need to ask any. To create this resource, Ken Edwards with the assistance of Troy Meston reviewed almost every available account of Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander games from all parts of Australia. Sport Australia recognises the traditional owners of the games and activities that formed the basis of .

    Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander perspectives. It will be of interest to school library practitioners and teachers and responds to cross curricular priority ‘Learning about Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander histories and cultures’ The Victorian Curriculum F–10 includes opportunities for students to learn about Aboriginal and Torres. The range of literary texts for Foundation to Year 10 comprises Australian literature, including the oral narrative traditions of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples, as well as the contemporary literature of these two cultural groups, and classic and contemporary world .

    All students studying nationally recognised training in Australia from 1 January , are required to have a Unique Student Identifier (USI). A USI is a code made up of numbers and letters. Your USI will allow online access to your training records and results. . Findings from the study are reported in the ACER monographEnhancing English Literacy Skills in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Students: A Review of the Literature and Case Studies in Primary Schools (Batten, Frigo, Hughes and McNamara. ). The Indigenous students in the study by Batten et al () achieved at a higher level than a.


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[Margaret Batten; Australian Council for Educational Research.;]. Recent annual testing has shown that Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students generally are not achieving levels of english literacy competence required for satisfactorily completing the 12 years of schooling, and successfully pursuing a range of post-school education and employment options.

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